5 Days (Oct. 21, 23, 26, 28, 30)


1 price of $155 for an unlimited number of participants from your organization


During a time of unprecedented uncertainty, we are privileged to provide community-based nonprofits in the field of aging a much-needed opportunity to reflect, refocus, re-evaluate, and recharge for what’s ahead...all on an easy-to-use Zoom platform.


Attendees will have the opportunity to share better practices, hear from inspiring and influential speakers, and learn about resources available to connect and empower older adults in our ever-changing world.

Day 2: Understanding Social Isolation
  • Social Isolation and the Determinants of Health
  • How to Measure Social Isolation
  • Reaching Isolated Groups
  • The Care and Feeding of Staff
  • Small-Group Breakout Sessions
Day 1: Reframing the New Normal
  • Addressing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Volunteer Management in a Changed World
  • Defining Board Roles in a Crisis
  • Small-Group Breakout Sessions
Day 3: Examining the Sustainability of Aging Services
  • Future of Aging and Funding for Aging Services
  • New Perspectives in Fundraising
  • Using Social Media Effectively
  • Navigating your Nonprofit Financial Landscape
  • Small-Group Breakout Sessions
Day 4: Inspiring Creative Solutions
  • The Enduring Power of Connecting the Generations
  • Creative Conversations
  • Increasing Cultural Competency and Decreasing Ageism 
  • Creativity in Service Delivery
  • Small-Group Breakout Sessions
Day 5: Celebrating Aging
  • Exclusive Premiere: A Life Well Lived
  • How to Capture Our Stories
  • Awards Celebration


With top-notch, professional speakers and experts in their fields, the line-up of presentations will excite and inspire. These presenters care about you and our mission and promise to provoke and empower so you can do what you do best in your community -- connect older adults. 

Featured Speakers
  • Emily Allen, VP AARP Foundation
  • Katherine H. Campbell, CVA, independent consultant
  • John Feather, CEO Grantmakers in Aging
  • Marc Freedman, founder and CEO Encore.org
  • William Hinman, Hinman Consulting
  • Lana P. McKinney, author, Make It Wright: Stories and Steps on Eldercare
  • Nicole Price, founder Lively Paradox
  • Oren Renick, Th.M., J.D., Professor, Texas State University
  • Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President AARP Foundation
  • Chuck Smithers, CPA, community volunteer
An exceptional line-up of presenters is being confirmed.  Check back soon for more details as we plan one of the most unique nonprofit gatherings in the field of aging. 


5559 NW Barry Road

Box #333

Kansas City, MO 64154

Ph: 816-960-2022

Email: staff@shepherdcenters.org

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